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fall·en / ˈfôlən/ • past participle of fall. • adj. 1. Theol. subject to sin or depravity: fallen human nature. ∎ dated (of a woman) regarded as having lost her honor through engaging in a sexual relationship outside marriage: a fallen woman with a checkered past. 2. (of a soldier) killed in battle: fallen heroes.

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